Quotes: random selection

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  • Anna Lindh
    Anna Lindh
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    The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
    A. E. Housman
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    Clay lies still, but blood's a rover;
    Breath's a ware that will not keep.
    Up, lad: when the journey's over
    There'll be time enough to sleep.
    Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896) No. 4 (Reveille), st. 6
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
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    If I try to understand what it means to be a Christian, I look at the two instructions that were given in the Bible that are paramount, and those are to love God with all your heart and mind, and to love your neighbor as yourself. That's it.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
  • Bob Diamond
    Bob Diamond
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    My obligation is to the owners of Barclays, my shareholders. They hired me. People who criticise compensation for individuals in isolation at, say, BarCap, individuals who don't work in the U.K. and are competing with U.S., German or Asian banks, they should look at all these factors.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
    Billy Joel
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    When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created.
  • Jesse Jackson
    Jesse Jackson
    American Clergyman, Civil Rights Leader 1941-
    Jesse Jackson
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    Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
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    Here is the real domino theory - gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
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    People try to make a big deal, like I don't want to play my old songs. That's not it. I don't want to play my old songs if that's my only option. That's a different thing.
  • Arundhati Roy
    Arundhati Roy
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    You have come to a stage where you almost have to work on yourself. You know, on finding some tranquility with which to respond to these things, because I realize that the biggest risk that many of us run is beginning to get inured to the horrors.
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